Brussels – Europe Central

Belgium is a very odd, quirky, ‘off-the-wall’ country. The whole place has the feel of several…

Flanders – … But there *are* no poppies!

Flanders. And no, nothing to do with Ned. I’m sure you’ve all been subjected to the…

In Bruges – Trying to avoid the tourists

The thing about Bruges is that it’s got a reputation for being one of those tourist-traps;…

Visit to Pere Lachaise (2014-11-16)

Although the breeze was light, and the rain had stopped before sunrise, I was glad of…